Jean-Marc Doussain

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Jean-Marc Doussain
Jean-Marc Doussain - entrainement du Stade Toulousain - 20110718.jpg
Date of birth (1991-02-12) 12 February 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Toulouse, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half, Scrum-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009- Toulouse
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011- France 6 (0)

Jean-Marc Doussain (born 12 February 1991) is a French rugby union fly half. He plays club rugby for Stade Toulousain and has appeared for the French national U20 side. He made his debut for France with 5 minutes left of the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final, becoming the first player ever to make his Test debut in a Rugby World Cup Final.[1][2]

Doussain was born in Sainte-Croix-Volvestre and played for Saint-Girons rugby club before signing for Toulouse in 2007, at the age of 17."Rugby. Jean-Marc a signé au Stade toulousain" (in French). La Depeche. 22 June 2007.  His father, Jean Doussain, was also a rugby player, having played at scrum-half for Stade Saint-Gaudinois in the 1980s. Doussain made his first full appearance for Toulouse on 28 November 2009, against Montauban. His current contract commits him to Toulouse until the end of the 2014 season."Doussain, premier contrat pro" (in French). L'Equipe. 20 May 2010. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First for Juniors at RWC 2011" (Press release). International Rugby Board. 1 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Top 14 Preview: Toulouse". Planet Rugby. 11 August 2010.